Miss NZ 2013 Māori contestants. Top row L-R are Ngahuia Hona-Paku, Kiara O’Leary, Jasmine Clarke. Bottom row L-R are Zaley Tamihana-Brown, Talia Rhind and Myra-mei Clarke.
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IA's new waiata speaks to the modern Māori stripping away colonial baggage
Māori music collective IA, known for incorporating taonga pūoro in its music, has released a new single, Ruia Taitea, inspired by the art of carving.
Award-winning filmmakers deliver fantasy series featuring top Māori performers
A new dramatic fantasy series airs this week on Whakaata Māori, made up of three tribal stories of the ancient Ngāi Tara people delivered all in te reo Māori.
Film honouring celestial navigator Sir Hek Busby in cinemas
Thirty years ago there were no waka hourua, no ocean-going canoes and no surviving knowledge of celestial navigation in Aotearoa but thanks to Sir Hekenukumai Ngaiwi Puhipi Busby we've come a long
Meet the Māori creators who say NFTs are game-changing- but come with risk
Sons of Zion frontman, Riapo Panapa, is a big believer in the power of NFTs.
Taika reportedly engaged to Rita Ora
Legendary filmmaker Taika Waititi is reportedly engaged to UK pop star Rita Ora, having ‘almost simultaneously’ popped the question.
Peter Garrett exclusive: ‘Icon of Outrage’ hits Aotearoa with the Oils
by Moana Maniapoto
'Pageants are uplifting, not demeaning' Māori beauty queens defend criticism
Beauty pageants. Objectification or empowerment? While opinions are divided, Māori women are entering and winning too.
PhD research brings to life the words of seven wāhine poets
Jim Peters and Robin Peters celebrate her graduation
Karanga mai Dubai! Royal Family to shine at Expo
Five-time world hip hop champion Parris Gobel has been selected as the artistic director of New Zealand's entertainment and cultural program at the expo in Dubai. A crew of 95 members including dancers, spoke word performers and support staff will travel over next year. Amongst the crew is Psalm Cowley-Davis who says it’s an opportunity of a lifetime.